Sally Wilfert, Andrew Kober, Alex Wyse Set for Free Reading of New Musical Yo, Vikings!

News   Sally Wilfert, Andrew Kober, Alex Wyse Set for Free Reading of New Musical Yo, Vikings!
 
The York Theatre Company's Developmental Reading Series will continue Aug. 3 with a reading of the new musical Yo, Vikings!

Directed by Jason Blitman with music direction by Joseph Church, the 7 PM reading will feature the talents of Jeffrey James Binney (Spelling Bee national tour), Serena Brook (Dear Edwina), Andrew Kober (Hair), Alyse Alan Louis (Mamma Mia!), Tori Scott, Marcus Stevens, Emma Tattenbaum‑Fine, Sam Tedaldi (Spidermusical), Sally Wilfert (Assassins) and Alex Wyse (Lysistrata Jones). Yo, Vikings! features book and lyrics by Marcus Stevens and music by Sam Willmott.

Based on Judith Byron Schachner’s award-winning book of the same name and the true story that inspired it, Yo, Vikings!, according to press notes, is the "mini-saga musical of Emma Katz, a spunky and passionate little girl with a limitless imagination. After being assigned to report on Erik the Red for World Discovery Day, Emma begins to channel her inner Viking, setting off on a fantastic adventure of self-discovery in this new musical, perfect for both the young and young at heart."

The York Theatre Company at St. Peters is located on 54th Street, east of Lexington Avenue. For more information about the free reading, visit www.YorkTheatre.org.

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